The clash involved members of the Sinaloa cartel – pitching part of the gang run by the children of ex-leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman against members led by Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, considered the group's number two, local media reported.
29-year-old Emma Coronel said she was calling for interested designers to make contact via her lawyer Mariel Colon, one of the defense attorneys who represented her husband.
Prosecutors say Guzman amassed a $14 billion fortune by bribery, murder and smuggling drugs, while his former associates say the drug lord paid millions of dollars in bribes to Mexican officials.
Joaquín Guzman Loera, known as El Chapo, will be standing trial in New York under high security. And a total of 27 people have so far been dismissed as potential jurors, out of nearly 60 who have been questioned.
Moving 'El Chapo' from a maximum security jail in Manhattan to a court in Brooklyn has already proved to be a major security headache amid fears the Mexican drug lord may attempt a third jailbreak.
Award-winning journalist Javier Valdez spent years investigating Mexico's violent drug cartels.
Damaso Lopez, a former security official, is believed to have helped the Sinaloa cartel druglord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman escape from a maximum security prison in 2001.
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